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Moody’s: Malaysia’s economy grew 5.7% in Q1

Published: Tuesday May 14, 2013 MYT 11:07:00 AM KUALA LUMPUR: Moody’s Analytics forecasts Malaysia’s economy grew at a slower pace of 5.7% in the first quarter ended March 31, 2013 versus the average survey of 5.5% due to weaker exports growth but it sees the domestic economy remaining strong.It said on Tuesday Malaysia’s growth pace [&hellip

China’s shrinking working-age population

Jan 26th 2013 | Economist ON JANUARY 18th the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) announced that the number of working-age Chinese shrank last year by a total of 3.45m. In the slow-moving world of demography, that is a big turning point. The mobilisation of Chinese labour over the past 35 years has shaken the world. [&hellip

Klang valley property monitor Qtr 2, 2012

City&Country: The Edge/CB Richard Ellis Klang Valley Housing Property Monitor (2Q2012) ByWong King Wai of The EdgeMalaysia Sunday, 02 September 2012 00:00 The prognosis for the residential property market continues to be positive judging from how it performed in the second quarter of 2012. Nevertheless, the tightening of loan application rules, glum global news and [&hellip

Malaysia factories retrenchment started as output slips and more to come with minimum wage coming……

Factories retrenching as output slips, minimum wage looms KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 12 — Manufacturers in Malaysia are shedding workers due to uncertainty over the global economy and the impending start of minimum wage next year, says RHB Research Institute. RHB said in a report yesterday that in line with a slowdown in sales, the manufacturers [&hellip